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2016
403 calls- 72 drills
 
2015
403 calls- 83 drills
 
2014
390 calls- 76 drills
 
2013
410 calls- 94 drills
 
2012
498 calls- 90 drills
 
2011
563 calls- 98 drills
 
2010
518 calls- 84 drills
 
 
Weekly Drill
Thursday, October 19, 2017 
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Tonight for our weekly drill we went out and got new drivers some pump time on both TAC 8 and Snozzle 8. Crews pulled multiple hand lines and junior members worked on hydrant hook ups and hooking up the truck.

 
   
   
Accident with Entrapment in Ridley Park
   
Monday, October 16, 2017 
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Companies were dispatched at 7:21 for an accident with entrapment on West Sellers Avenue, involving a vehicle versus tree. Police arrived and confirmed entrapment. After stabilization was complete, the crew worked on disengagement. Crews worked through multiple different tactics to complete the extrication. Spreaders, rams, and come along were used for door pop+removal, dash displacement, and steering wheel pull. This was a perfect example of training paying off! Great teamwork from the 3 companies responding 7,8,48, and EMS.

 
Walk for Kindness
Sunday, October 15, 2017 
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Today members participated in the 5th Annual Walk for Kindness. The walk went from Interboro High School to Park Square and many of the members completed the walk in full turnout gear.

 
   
   
Another Successful Open House
Friday, October 13, 2017 
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Thanks to everyone who came out to our Open House tonight! We hope you enjoyed yourself and hope to see you next year! If you have any photos please share them in the comments!! Also a special thanks to the other organizations that made this night a huge success: Delco DA Jack Whelan (CID Bomb Squad) Delaware County Sheriff's Office Upper Chichester Township Police Department (K9 Elou) SEPTA - iseptaphilly.com Operation Lifesaver Inc. Ridley Park Fire Department Norwood Fire Company Tinicum Township Fire Company Morton-Rutledge Fire Company Eddystone Fire Company No. 1 Holmes Fire Company Station 43 Leedom Fire Company Milmont Fire Co. 49

 
   
   
Auxiliary Drill
Saturday, October 7, 2017 
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Today a crew of 8 members gathered for a special drill and some station work. The crew broke into groups covering, driver operator training, engine company operations, truck checks and fire prevention open house preparations. Tac 8 hit the street for some good hands on training and some members stayed back and worked in house. Itís was a great day and we got a lot done-! A good time was had by all.

 
   
   
Driver Training
   
Friday, October 6, 2017 
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While out an about today driver training, our crew made some friends-!

 
Termites Bonfire
Thursday, October 5, 2017 
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Tonight members from Station 8 helped out with the Termites bonfire at Witmer field. Crew stood by and extinguished the fire at the end of the night. A good time was had by all

 
   
   
Working fire in Tinicum
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 
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Tonight was a busy night for the company. The crew responded to a reported building fire in Ridley Park and then right after as they were on their way to Tinicum for their fire prevention open house were dispatched to another building fire this time in Tinicum at the Sunoco logistics facility. While opperating at this fire RIT 8 was dispatched to Eddystone for another working fire. Most of the companies in Tinicum were also on that call and the cover companies handled that.

 
   
   
Live burn with Companies 13 and 14
Monday, October 2, 2017 
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Tonight a crew from station 8 went to the training center to participate in a live burn drill with companies 13 and 14

 
   
   
Weekly Drill
Thursday, September 28, 2017 
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Tonight the crew of 11 headed out on two different missions. One team on Tac 8 went out and worked on Engine ops and driver operator training. The second team went out on Engine 8 and worked on ladders. It was another great night of training and Brotherhood and as always, a good time was had by all-!

 
   
   
9/11 Service at Rose Tree Park
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 
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Today some members took Engine 8 to the counties 9/11 Memorial Service. Never Forget!

 
   
   
First Responders Service At Olivet
Sunday, September 10, 2017 
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Today members from Prospect Park Fire Company attended morning services at Olivet Presbyterian Church in town as part of their First Responders recognition.

 
   
   
RIT run to Sharon Hill
Friday, August 25, 2017 
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Today RIT 8 was dispatched to Sharon Hill for the building fire as the second RIT. The crew set up in the rear of the building. Set up ladders for, marked exits, and did multiple 360's of the building to monitor conditions. During the fire interior conditions deteriorated and the building was evacuated and fire attack was switched to exterior operations. During this time RIT 8 manned 2 hand lines and a ground monitor and assisted in fire suppression. Company 8 also laid about 1000 feet of supply hose to bring water to the fire. All three engines made the response and crews were on scene for close to 5 hours

 
   
   
See the doors open, Stop on in
Thursday, August 24, 2017 
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We love showing our trucks and equipment to the community. Feel free to stop in the station anytime the doors are open to check them out, or feel free to come watch us when you see us training on Thursday nights.


 
Summer Training
Friday, August 4, 2017 
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This summer the company has taken advantage of nice weather to work on Engine Company Skills that are more difficult to practice in the winter. The crew has worked on Hose Advancement and Pump Operations. During this time many members have gotten time practicing pumping the fire trucks as well as working with a charged hose line.


 
   
   
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